Have you been injured in a New York City construction accident? The experienced NYC construction accident lawyers at Goidel & Siegel may be able to help you get compensation for your injuries above and beyond what workers’ compensation will provide.
At Goidel & Siegel, we have more than 30 years of experience getting people the money they need to cover medical bills, lost wages, and the suffering caused by NYC construction accident injuries. Defense counsel and insurance companies respect our trial law experience, which helps us get our clients the maximum compensation they are entitled to. We’ve recovered millions for our clients. Check out our Case Results page.
After years of successful litigation, Goidel & Siegel obtained a multi-million dollars settlement for our client who was struck by a piece of equipment while working at a construction site. This gentleman sustained neck and back injuries and underwent a number of surgeries.
Check out other settlements on our Case Results page.
Your employer has a duty to keep you safe on your job site. If you suffered an injury on a construction site, there is a good chance negligence was involved, and you may be able to sue the negligent party.
Depending on the type of construction accident, you may have a claim against the owner or contractor if you can prove they were negligent in keeping you safe on the construction site. Several different sections of New York State Labor Laws address construction worker safety, including:
At Goidel & Siegel, we have more than 30 years of experience helping our clients get maximum compensation for their construction accident injuries. Since we are trial lawyers, insurance companies and defense counsel take us more seriously than other New York construction accident lawyers who prefer to settle every case.
Do not let the idea of a trial scare you away. In many cases, we may be able to settle out of court, but to get you maximum compensation for your construction accident injuries, you will want to have experienced trial lawyers on your side who are prepared to go to court to fight for what you deserve.
Contact us any time for a free consultation to discuss your case. We work on a contingency basis, meaning we do not get paid unless you do, so there is no risk to discussing your case with us.
We will meet you anywhere you are comfortable, including on a Zoom call. If you are still recovering from your injuries—or have life-changing injuries that will leave you permanently disable —we can save you a trip to the office to make it easier to get you the compensation you deserve after your construction accident.
At Goidel & Siegel, we will be happy to answer any questions you have about your New York City construction job accident. We have also compiled some resources to help you find all the information you need about construction job accident statistics, workers’ compensation, the scaffold safety law, and more.
If you were injured on the job, contact our New York construction accident lawyers today for a free consultation about your case. We will fight to help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries and suffering.
At Goidel & Siegel, we have more than 30 years of experience as NYC construction accident lawyers. If we cannot get you a fair settlement, we know how to handle a trial to help you get compensation for the losses you have suffered as a result of your injuries.
For our clients who are not as comfortable with English, we also speak Spanish, Farsi, Russian, and Arabic. We believe everybody deserves fair compensation for their construction accident injuries.
While every situation is different, the contractor or site owner may be held liable for your injuries after a New York City construction accident. After all, it is their job to keep you safe on the job site. Various laws exist to protect construction workers, especially the New York Scaffolding Law.
Officially called Section 240 of New York State Labor Law, the Scaffolding Law requires owners and contractors to provide safety measures such as scaffolding, ladders, ropes, pulleys, hoists, and more, to protect workers from falling or being hit by a falling object.
If the contractor, site owner, or your employer had dangerous conditions on the construction site which led to your injuries, contact the experienced New York construction accident lawyers at Goidel & Siegel for a free consultation. We will discuss your accident anywhere you are comfortable, including Zoom, and talk about who may be liable for your injuries and whether we can recover compensation for your medical bills, missed wages, and more.
Your employer is responsible for keeping you safe on a New York construction site, so you may be able to sue them if they were negligent in protecting you. Every case is different, so contact the experienced NYC construction accident lawyers at Goidel & Siegel today for a free consultation to discuss your case.
New York’s Scaffolding Law says your employer must protect you from falling or being hit by falling objects. If your employer did not do that, you may be able to sue them for negligence. The trial lawyers at Goidel & Siegel are highly respected by defense counsel and insurance companies, so we may be able to help get you the maximum compensation for your injuries.
These are the steps you should take after being injured in a New York City construction accident:
The New York Scaffolding Law is section 240 of New York State Labor Law, which protects the rights of construction workers who are struck by a falling object or who suffer a fall. This law requires construction contractors and owners to provide scaffolding and other safety measures to protect workers. On top of scaffolding, other appropriate safety measures may include:
If you were injured in a New York City construction accident where safety measures were lacking, you may be able to sue the contractor or owner to get compensation for your injuries that resulted from their negligence in providing a safe workplace.
To discuss whether your NYC construction accident injuries were the result of your employer failing to follow the Scaffolding Law or another type of negligence, contact our experienced New York construction accident lawyers at Goidel & Siegel today. We will offer you a free consultation to discuss your case and whether we can help you receive compensation for your injuries.
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